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Tuesday, July 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

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Plan to move building into Hillyard causes stir

Not much has changed on the corner of North Market Street and Queen Avenue since the Alaskan Tavern burned down in February 2010. Now Paul Breithaupt has bought a building, …


Mural brightens Hillyard building

Students from Spokane Public Schools’ On Track Academy, a Hillyard-based alternative high school, have been working long shifts to finish an outdoor mural on North Market Street. The mural features …


Then and Now photos: Hillyard

In 1892, James J. Hill, the architect and president of the Great Northern Railroad, arrived in Spokane. He told a newspaper reporter: “I am coming here to get your business …


Church supports Hillyard family after fire destroys home

A Hillyard family lost almost everything as neighbors and friends watched flames erupt from their home Friday evening. The house was a new start for the family after the Faith …


Family displaced as Hillyard home burns

A Hillyard home is destroyed after a fire ripped through the structure and displacing a family and their pets.


City draws map of pot areas

Spokane leaders on Tuesday got a glimpse of where the first pot for recreational use might be grown or sold legally within city limits. The map is heavily dominated by …


New meal program brings kids to the table

It was only the second time they tried it, but the children at Northeast Youth Center behaved like they’d always sat down for a hot meal in the late afternoon. …


Hillyard allowed new mode of transportation

Residents in Hillyard soon will have a new way to travel about their neighborhood. The Spokane City Council on Monday approved a new zone where electric golf carts can drive …


Fire in Hillyard under investigation

A Saturday fire in Hillyard is now under investigation by the Spokane Fire Department’s Special Investigation Unit.


Northeast collaboration looks at shared issues

The Greater Hillyard-Northeast Planning Alliance is inviting northeast organizations, residents and neighbors to a new-beginnings meeting at Northeast Community Center on Wednesday. The alliance has been a work in progress …


Pump House garden helps bring Hillyard community together

There’s one thing they know for certain at Hillyard’s Pump House Community Garden: They will not run out of water. The garden is located on the Spokane Water Department property, …


Hillyard to spend three days partying

This year’s Hillyard Festival is the 101st party put on by the historic neighborhood in northeast Spokane. The main festivities take place in Sharpley-Harmon Park, just off the 6000 block …


State examining BNSF property

BNSF Railway Co. and Marathon Oil Co. may have to do some cleanup in Hillyard if an investigation prompted by the Washington state Department of Ecology shows petroleum-related contamination. The …


Four treated for smoke inhalation after Hillyard fire

SPOKANE — Four residents were treated for smoke inhalation after an “aggressive, violent fire” that destroyed a Hillyard apartment building.


Hillyard VFW volunteers acquire cemetery

The hilly lot covered with big pines is not a quiet place. It’s just south of an interchange of the North Spokane Corridor, and it sits beneath buzzing power lines. …


Northeast neighborhoods plan spring cleanup April 28

Hillyard, Bemiss and Whitman neighborhoods are having their annual spring cleaning on April 28. The neighborhoods partner with Rebuilding Together Spokane, Serve Spokane and Spokane Housing Authority to help residents …


Show must go on for Hillyard Belles, the 50-and-older troupe

Gravity and a long, productive life may have pulled Maggie Haverfield’s back into the shape of the number 7, but when she puts on her tap shoes and gets out …


Man convicted again in ’07 shooting death

A jury on Monday found a man guilty of first-degree murder in connection with the 2007 slaying of a man in Hillyard. As a result, Michael D. Coombes, 31, faces …


Murder trial starts for man who withdrew guilty plea after appeal

The trial began Tuesday of a Spokane man who pleaded guilty to a Hillyard slaying in 2007 but was allowed to withdraw the plea after a mistake was made on …


Hillyard mixes history, fun in celebrating centennial of festival

For 100 years, historic Hillyard has celebrated with a festival. For the centennial edition of the Hillyard Festival, organizers went all out. Car shows. Fireworks. Live entertainment. Free swimming. Vendors …


Hillyard pulls out stops for its 100th festival

The Hillyard neighborhood has a very strong sense of place, identity and history, and at no other time is that more apparent than during the annual Hillyard Festival. This year, …


COPS Northeast wears many neighborly hats

COPS Northeast was the second COPS shop to open, after COPS West, and volunteer Lynn Weiler has been involved there since the beginning. Back in 1992, the shop was established …


Trike races help cancer organizations

Bill Heitner was just stopping in for a beer on his way home from work a couple of years ago. He had just moved to the Minnehaha neighborhood, and a …


Book store doubles as music store for movie

For years it was difficult to miss the Hillyard Laundry Building, home of the Pilot Book Store. Painted canary yellow with cobalt blue trim, it stood out like a peacock …


Book store doubles as music store for movie

For years it was difficult to miss the Hillyard Laundry Building, home of the Pilot Book Store. Painted canary yellow with cobalt blue trim, it stood out like a peacock …


Water still a stumbling block for Beacon Hill project

The Beacon Hill development was the subject of a preliminary plat and planned-unit development hearing before the city of Spokane hearings examiner last Thursday. About 20 people were there to …


Hearing today on Beacon Hill plan

Beacon Hill Event facility owners Pete Rayner and David Baker hope to get one step closer to realizing a 304-unit home development on the slopes north of the event facility, …


Early morning fires displace residents

Fires early Friday in Spokane Valley and Hillyard displaced five residents, including a child, and killed a dog.


Snow removal in shopping districts discussed

When city plows battle the snow on the streets, it has to go somewhere; hence the snow and ice berms in the middle of downtown streets and along residential sidewalks …


Officials, cops meet with Hillyard residents, business owners

In response to a letter sent to City Hall and the Spokane Police Department in November, a community meeting was held last week at the Outlaw Cafe on North Market …